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WHY WAS GANDHIJI NOT IN FAVOUR OF DEMOCRACY

It was the year 1935, the All India Congress Session was held in Bombay.The historic meet  was held after three and a half years. It was in this session that Gandhiji brought a resolution for the approvel of the All India Congress  Commette. The Bill was,to approve that Truth and Nonviolence will be accepted as the guiding principles for Congress. And unfotunately, it was not accepted and Gandhiji had no other go other than to quit from the Primary Membership of the A.I.Congress Committe. This was the most crucial point in Gandhiji s political and public life. Gandhiji failed to convene the Congress as to why he was insisting the Congress for adopting the Truth and Nonviolence as a basic creed. Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the President of this Historic Congress Session. In fact this was the begining of the moral fall of the Congress according to Gandhiji. He wanted the Congress to be an instrument of the principles of Truth and Nonviolence. Gandhiji through thses basic principles wanted to…

The Curve

Odd things happen in “curved space” that contradict what we expect from “flat space”. If you walk north ten kilometres, west ten kilometres then south ten kilometres, you would expect to end up ten kilometres east of where you started. Do that at the North Pole and you end up where you started!